Onate High School

Onate High School serves 2,115 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the NM average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 75% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 74%.
Onate High School operates within the Las Cruces Public s School District.
The school district's 63% graduation rate is lower than the NM state average of 72%.

Overview

The student population of 2115 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 112 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 2,115 students
Onate High School Total Students (1989-2012)
Gender % 51% Male / 49%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 112 teachers
Onate High School Total Classroom Teachers (1989-2012)
Students by Grade Onate High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.48 is more than the state average of 0.39. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (NM) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 19:1 14:1
Onate High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1989-2012)
American Indian
n/a
10%
Asian
1%
1%
Onate High School Asian (1990-2012)
Hispanic
68%
59%
Onate High School Hispanic (1990-2012)
Black
3%
2%
Onate High School Black (1990-2012)
White
25%
26%
Onate High School White (1990-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Onate High School Sch Ethnicity Onate High School Sta Ethnicity
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.48 0.39
Onate High School Diversity Score (1990-2012)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
44%
61%
Onate High School Eligible for Free Lunch (2001-2012)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
5%
6%
Onate High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2001-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 30,620 students has grown by 26% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 63% has decreased from 91% over five years.
School District Name Las Cruces Public s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
41
4
Number of Students Managed 30,620 589
Las Cruces Public s School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
Graduation Rate 63% 72%
Las Cruces Public s School District Graduation Rate (1992-2009)
District Total Revenue $248 MM $10 MM
Las Cruces Public s School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $238 MM $10 MM
Las Cruces Public s School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $10,228 $16,127
Las Cruces Public s School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $9,809 $16,153
Las Cruces Public s School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, NM Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Alma D'arte Charter (6.2 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Mesa Middle School (1.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Sonoma Elementary School (1.3 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Las CrucesSonoma Elementary School
    4201 Northrise Dr
    Las CrucesNM 88011
    (505)527-5800
    1.3 mi | 703 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • Las CrucesMonte Vista Elementary School
    4675 Peachtree Hills
    Las CrucesNM 88012
    (505)268-3520
    1.7 mi | 458 students | Gr. KG-5                      
  • ClovisHighland Elementary School
    100 East Plains
    ClovisNM 88101
    (505)527-9636
    1.8 mi | 724 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • Las CrucesMesa Middle School
    7225 Jornada Rd North
    Las CrucesNM 88001
    (575)627-2800
    1.8 mi | 689 students | Gr. 6-8                      
  • Las CrucesSunrise Elementary School
    5300 Holman Rd
    Las CrucesNM 88012
    (505)527-5800
    2.2 mi | 459 students | Gr. 3-5                      

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Did You Know?
Las Cruces, NM public schools have a diversity scoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. of 0.35, which is lower than the New Mexico average of 0.37. The most diverse school in Las Cruces is Mesilla Valley Rtc. Read more about public school diversity statistics in New Mexico or national school diversity statistics.